Dr. Terry J. Ward

Professor

Dr. Terry J. Ward
615-898-2341
Room 408, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
MTSU Box 50, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1991)
  • M.B.A., Morehead State University, KY (1982)
  • B.B.A., Morehead State University, KY (1981)

Areas of Expertise

Financial Accounting

Certifications
CPA, 1986

Biography

Terry J. Ward, Professor of Accounting at Middle Tennessee State University, received his Ph.D. degree in Accounting from The University of Tennessee in 1991 and is certified as a Public Accountant in North Carolina. Dr. Ward joined the MTSU faculty in the fall of 1994. His primary areas of research are financial distress, usefulness of cash flow information, ordinal logistic regression modeling, and education research. He has published over forty articles, numerous proceedings, and gives pre...

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Terry J. Ward, Professor of Accounting at Middle Tennessee State University, received his Ph.D. degree in Accounting from The University of Tennessee in 1991 and is certified as a Public Accountant in North Carolina. Dr. Ward joined the MTSU faculty in the fall of 1994. His primary areas of research are financial distress, usefulness of cash flow information, ordinal logistic regression modeling, and education research. He has published over forty articles, numerous proceedings, and gives presentations at regional and national meetings. He received the first MTSU College of Business Outstanding Accounting Faculty Award in 2000 and was awarded the Deloitte Professorship of Accounting from 2006 to 2013. Dr. Ward also served as the first Director of the Accounting Graduate Program from 2002 to 2004, and served as the MAcc Directory during the program's first five years from 2010 to 2014. Dr. Ward also co-founded with Jon Woodroof SEDONA Data Systems in 1995, a web based faculty data management system, and remained co-owner until 2011.

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